Discover the spectacular city of Verona, a UNESCO heritage site and the city of love told by Shakespeare, in a 2 and a half hour tour, sharing the experience with a small group of tourists, accompanied by a local tour guide in English.
Visit the Arena di Verona, home to one of the most important opera festivals in the world, this wonderful Roman amphitheater has a fascinating history, and a great charm. You'll stroll through the historic center of Verona, stopping to listen to the story of the squares and monuments through which UNESCO declared the city a World Heritage Site, as well as visit the famous balcony of Juliet, a must stop for all visitors. The maximum number of 12 participants will ensure a truly personalized experience.
Tour Category: Walking Tour
Small Group Tour
Hotel Pickup: No
Starting/Meeting Point :
Verona Travel Office, Vicolo Carmelitani Scalzi 14B
From January 2017 To October 2018
- 2.5-hour walking tour of Verona’s city sights
- Visit Verona Arena (Arena di Verona), known for its internationally summer opera festival
- Explore the UNESCO-listed historical center and learn about Verona’s architectural gems
- Enjoy an easy-paced walk that is suitable for Verona fans
- Small-group tour limited to 12 ensures a more personalized experience
Meet your expert local guide and the other participants in the city centre of Verona. From here you will start your tour exploring the ancient city and seeing its main marvel: Verona Arena (Arena di Verona), a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a pleasant walk in the city of love told by Shakespeare, through the old town to discover the ruins of the Roman period, the charming churches and beautiful architecture of the various historical periods. Listen to your guide's stories about Verona's remarkable urban structure, which has been outstandingly preserved over thousands of years, lending to the historical center's UNESCO World Heritage status. Admire the roman anphiteatre's architecture from the outside. It's one of the best preserved structures of its kind. Learn about the damage, destruction, repairs and renovations that the Arena has seen over the centuries. Hear stories about its history, discovering how it once held till 30,000 spectators for its bloody games and performances. Today the Arena is internationally acclaimed for its large-scale opera performances during the summer opera lyric festival: imagine the excitement of thousands of fans sitting on the tiered stone seats amid the candlelit arena as some of the world's most highly acclaimed opera singers perform on center stage. After learning about Verona Arena and taking photos from outside, continue your tour visiting Juliet's House (Casa di Giulietta) and its famous balcony from the Shakespeare's tragedy and then follow your guide to the central Piazza Erbe to conclude your tour at Ponte Pietra.
- Food and drinks, Hotel pickup and drop-off